Today's little message from me to myself. Focus on the solution, not the problem. No matter what your life is presenting to you at this moment, remember what the buddha taught: The mind is the forerunner of all things.
With our thoughts, we make the world. Remember what the whitewater teaches. Don't look at the overhanging rock that will swallow you up. Keep looking where you want to go, and paddle like hell. It's the same thing you tell a kid who is learning to ride a bike
I dreamt about Obama last night. A good bye dream. It was a happy dream; somebody's birthday. But it was me mourning him. We have our disagreements, he and I (fracking and defense related) but man, I do love him today. I didn't love everything he did, but I loved HIM. He was a man I was proud to call president. For as many of us that love Obama, the world was also full of hate for him. Not just political disagreement. But Hatred. Many loved to hate him, and racism was a part